Luis Miguel Pinho is Pro-President of the Polytechnic of Porto (P.PORTO) for the areas of Research and Innovation. He is Director of the Porto Research, Technology & Innovation Center (PORTIC), P.PORTO’s hub for research, innovation and technological development, which brings together research groups from P.PORTO, technological companies, start-ups and R&D labs. Luis Miguel Pinho is also Professor at the School of Engineering of P.PORTO, in the area of Computer Engineering, and a researcher in the area of Embedded Computing Systems. He has more than 100 papers in international conferences and journals, having responsibility roles in more than 25 R&D projects, from fundamental research projects to industry funded technology transfer, including both single partner and in-consortia projects. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM.